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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Nick Tepesch throws against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Happ's bat, Quintana's arm lead Cubs over Blue Jays 4-3Rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 to keep up their success against AL opponents
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Garbine Muguruza, of Spain, returns to Madison Keys during the round of 16 at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Halep in line for No. 1 after Cincinnati semifinal winSimona Halep in position to take No. 1 ranking after Cincinnati semifinal win
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A woman covers her ears as police officers line the street near a "Free Speech" rally staged by conservative activists on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. Counterprotesters marched through the city to historic Boston Common, where many gathered near a bandstand abandoned early by conservatives who had planned to deliver a series of speeches. Police vans later escorted the conservatives out of the area, and angry counterprotesters scuffled with armed officers trying to maintain order. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
The Latest: Hundreds rally at California beachesHundreds of people have rallied at Southern California beaches to condemn racism in the wake of the deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia
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United States captain Juli Inkster gestures to the gallery during a foursomes match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
US extends Solheim Cup lead over Europe to 5 pointsThe United States took a 10 1/2- 5 1/2 lead over Europe in the Solheim Cup, matching its biggest advantage entering the final day
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, April 27, 2017, Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo runs with the ball during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game in Milwaukee, USA.  Greece's basketball federation on Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, FILE)
Greek federation accuses Bucks of staging player's absenceGreece's basketball federation has reacted sharply to an announcement by Milwaukee Bucks star and Greece international Giannis Antetokounmpo that he would miss the Eurobasket because of a knee injury
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Home plate umpire Chris Guccione talks to Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos during the first inning of a baseball game between the Rays and the Seattle Mariners Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The World Umpires Association, the union representing Major League Baseball umpires announced that umpires will be wearing white wristbands during all games to protest the escalating verbal attacks on umpires and their strong objection to the Office of the Commissioner's response to the verbal attacks. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatmentMajor League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games to protest what their union says is "abusive player behavior" after Detroit's Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez
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Spain's King Felipe, accompanied by Princess Letizia meets hospital staff before visiting some of the victims of the van attacks in Barcelona , Spain, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide worldAn Italian father, an American groom, and a Portuguese grandmother were but a few of the more than 100 people from around the world killed or injured in Barcelona's attacks
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Henrik Stenson reacts to his putt on the 15th hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Stenson takes 1-stroke lead after 3rd round at WyndhamHenrik Stenson shot a 4-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead in the Wyndham Championship
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Arkansas' Broyles remembered as coach, mentor at celebrationFrank Broyles was remembered as a championship coach, father, mentor, athletic director and guide for caregivers of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease during a memorial celebration at Arkansas' Bud Walton Arena
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  • Group Denounces Call To Remove Monuments

    The Latest on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence : A Civil War history group has denounced Gov. Roy Cooper's call to take down Confederate monuments in North Carolina and says it will offer rewards for information about those who damage statues when "our government fails to act." TheCourier.com, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 06:55 PM
  • Loudoun Co. leader renews call to remove Confederate statue new

    Following the clash between white supremacists and protesters in Charlottesville that killed a woman when a car rammed into protesters and two troopers when their helicopter crashed while monitoring the skirmishes, a Loudoun County leader is calling for the removal of a Confederate statue in Leesburg. The Loudoun Times-Mirror reports that Democrat Phyllis Randall, chair of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, is renewing a call to have a statue of a Confederate soldier, which sits on the grounds of the courthouse in Leesburg, moved. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Aug 16 2017 @ 10:09 AM
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